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" I have lived," said Dr. Adam Clarke, " long enough to know that the great secret of human happiness is this : never suffer your energies to stagnate. The old adage of " too many irons in the fire, "
The Student's Manual: Designed, by Specific Directions, to Aid in Forming ... - Page 137
by John Todd - 1871 - 402 pages
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Self-improvement [abridged from 'The student's guide', by J. Todd].

John Todd - 1799
...half executed. Dr. Clarke said, " The old adage of ' Too many irons in the fire," is a great mistake. You cannot have too many; poker, tongs, and all; keep...keeping the mind employed, will soon destroy the common habit of reverie. The mind will be too busy for reverie; and then, even if it gains nothing by change...
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The Life and Remains of the Rev. Edward Daniel Clarke, LL. D., Professor of ...

William Otter - Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822 - 1824 - 670 pages
...1816, " I senectute, for I knock up sometimes with my duty at Harlton. Yet I have lived to know that the great secret of human happiness is this; never...; poker, tongs, and all — keep them all going." Nor was it in truth so much the number and variety of his employments that broke down his health, as...
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Memoirs of the life, writings, and character, literary, professional, and ...

Olinthus Gregory, John Mason Good - Authors, English - 1828 - 472 pages
...individual of indefatigahle application, the late Dr. RD Clarke, who said, "I have lived to know that the great secret of human happiness is this : —...many; poker, tongs, and all — keep them all going." Second Address to the Members of the Corporation of Surgeons of London, 1800. Song of Songs, or Sacred...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 9

1828
...ED Clarke, " to know that the great secret of human happiness is this : never suffer your enereies to stagnate.— The old adage of too many irons in...lie. You cannot have too many ; poker, tongs, and all :_keep them all going." A1. TALMA'S father, about thirty years ago, had lodgings in Chester, and practised...
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Memoirs of the life, writings, and character, literary, professional, and ...

Olinthus Gregory, Charles Jerram - 1829 - 344 pages
...who said, "I have lived to know that the great secret of human happiness is this : — Never tuifer your energies to stagnate. The old adage of ' Too many irons in lie fire,' conveys an abominable lie. You cannot have too many ; poker, tongs, and all — keep them...
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

1832
...daring the night. jMrenturr.* an Columbia river. 1 1 have lived,' said Dr. ED Clark, ' to know that the great secret of human happiness is this : never...suffer your energies to stagnate. The old adage of " loo many irons in the fire," conveys an abominable lie. You cannot have too many — pokers, tongs,...
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The Book of Nature

John Mason Good - Natural history - 1834 - 467 pages
...akin to that of another eminent individual of indefatigable application, the late Dr. ED Clarke, who said, " I have lived to know the great secret of human...; poker, tongs, and all — keep them all going." Hence we find him at one and the нашe time engaged in acquiring several distinct languages ; translating...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

---- Clarke - Great Britain - 1834
...to stagnate. The old adage," he adds, " of ' too many irons in the fire,' conveys an abominable He. You cannot have too many ; poker, tongs, and all — keep them all going." " His ardour for knowledge," says his biographer, the Rev. Mr. Otter, " not unaptly called by his old...
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The Richmond County Mirror, Volume 3

New York (N.Y.) - 1839
...said the indefatigable Dr. Clarke,' to know that the great secret of human happiness is this—never suffer your energies to stagnate.' The old adage of...too many irons in the fire,' conveys an abominable falsehood ; you cannot have too many—poker, tongs and all, keep them all going.' The study of mathematies...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 32

1838
...the indefatigable Dr. ED Clarke, " to know, thut the great secret of human happiness is this—never suffer your energies to stagnate. The old adage of...too many irons in the fire,* conveys an abominable falsehood. You cannot have too many : pokers, tongs, and all— keep them all going I 1 ' It is for...
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